BuildRI Announces Top 2023 Responsible Investment Programs of North American Alternative Investors


We are delighted to announce today the top responsible investment programs in North America for 2023. The accompanying chart showcases the principal categories in which this year’s foremost responsible investment programs from the North American alternative investment sector have excelled, surpassing the BuildRI Index standards.

The BuildRI Index, a benchmark tool, offers an “outside-in” evaluation, assessing the overall maturity of premier responsible investment programs across North America and Europe. 

Leading the pack in our 2023 rankings is Apollo. Since 2009, Apollo has consistently reported on its sustainability initiatives, culminating in both a comprehensive and industry-leading sustainability report and its 2022 supplement. Apollo has outperformed many of its peers in various aspects. Notably, it has invested over $1 billion with diverse suppliers, implemented advanced carbon assessment frameworks, and developed value creation playbooks for its private equity portfolio, all while maintaining exceptional data transparency. 

Source: Apollo 2022 Annual Sustainability Report 

Leaders in the diversified manager category include: 







Leaders in the private equity category include: 

L Catterton 

Warburg Pincus 



Thoma Bravo

Platinum Equity

Oak Hill Capital

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